The area of Port Orange has retained a resort-like character and a relatively stable population for well over a century. It wasn't until the mid-1970s and the construction of additional roads that Port Orange began blossoming into the large metropolitan community that it is today.
The city's exceptional growth has made it the strongest residential housing market in East Volusia County and one of the most active commercial markets in East Central Florida. Port Orange residents are very happy to play their part and reap the benefits of the city's continued growth.
Port Orange is made up of some 150 distinct neighborhoods. These neighborhoods form the heart of this close-knit community, making Port Orange a friendly and comfortable place to live, work and play.
Port Orange offers a multitude of recreational experiences, many of which are centered on the city's abundant freshwater lakes and rivers. Residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of water sports, from fishing, boating and water skiing to jet skiing, surfing and swimming. Enrichment classes, sports leagues, extreme sports facilities and community parks and playgrounds are just a few of the dry-land recreational opportunities provided by the city.
The area's business climate is just as warm and friendly as the weather and the city prides itself on supporting and promoting local business growth.
Students are served by the Volusia County Public School District and local colleges and universities such as Daytona Beach Community College, Bethune-Cookman College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and the University of Central Florida are ready to serve the higher learning needs of students.
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